Meaning of Perseus in English:

Perseus

(also Persei)

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Pronunciation /?p??s??s/ /?p??sju?s/

proper noun

  • 1Greek Mythology
    The son of Zeus and Danae, a hero celebrated for many achievements. He cut off the head of the gorgon Medusa and gave it to Athene; he also rescued and married Andromeda, and became king of the ancient city of Tiryns in Greece.

  • 2Astronomy
    A large northern constellation which includes a dense part of the Milky Way. It contains several star clusters and the variable star Algol.

adjective

Astronomy
postpositive
  • Used with preceding Greek letter or numeral to designate a star in the constellation Perseus.

    ‘the star Delta Persei’

Origin

Latin, from Greek. Persei is the Latin genitive form of Perseus.

Pronunciation

Perseus

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